Umbria Aerospace Companies


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13.11.17 First Brazilian Aerospace Business Summit in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil

The Brazilian Aerospace Cluster and the EACP (European Aerospace Cluster Partnership) will


Dr. Alessandro Castagnino
Umbria Aerospace Companies
Via Palermo 80/a
06100 Perugia

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Umbria Aerospace Companies

Cluster Description

Facts & Figures

Number of companies about 26 companies (SMEs, 3 international leading players)
Number of employees about 2350
Number of research institutes one public research institute
Supporters Umbria Region, ICE, Confindustria Umbria

Cluster Management

Organizational form Umbria Aerospace Companies is an association which started in 2008. The first founders are seven companies: Era Electronic Systems, Fucine Umbre, Garofoli, HTC, NCM, OMA, Umbra Cuscinetti.
Financing member fees 100%, public funding from Umbria Region, Istituto Italiano per il Commercio Estero, Centro Estero Umbria.

Main Actors

Main industry actors Angelantoni Industrie spa, OMA spa, Umbra Cuscinetti spa
Main research institutes Perugia University, Faculty of Engineering

Cluster Competences and Strategy

Strengths & Competences

The Umbrian aerospace companies are involved in all the high-tech supply chain sectors and are competitive on an international level, investing almost 6% of their turnover in research and development; one third of the companies have their own research labs.

The Umbria Aerospace Companies added values are quality, devotion to clients and production flexibility. Our high quality manufacturing and technical services cover a wide spectrum of aeronautical and aerospace offer including:

  • Product Design
  • Mechanical components and subsystems
  • Special Processes
  • Services
  • Tools and systems
  • Test benches and test systems
  • Interior furnishing

Medium/large companies have partnerships and supply main constructors and prime contractors (Finmeccanica, Boeing, Airbus, Embraer etc.). They also use SMI skilled in specific component productions and specific processes that have to meet the highest international standards.

Science & Research

Our associates participate with Razvojono technoloski center, Zavod za avtomobilisko indistrjio in 7th Joint CORNET call, in order to develop an innovative solution and technology for an autonomous mobile robot for service applications.

International Collaboration

Umbria Aerospace Companies participates at Fare Rete con l’Europa. This is a project coordinated by the Region of Umbria, within the Regional Competitiveness and employment objective, aimed at stimulating Umbrian clusters’ cooperation with other Italian and European organisations.

Umbria Aerospace Companies wants to collaborate, on a bilateral level, with other EACP clusters (in the fields of aeronautics, space and embedded systems).

Main Challenges

The main goals are:

  • to find opportunities for collaboration in research project with international players
  • to increase synergies between European Aerospace Clusters
  • to develop new business relationships
  • to encourage strategic collaboration between Umbrian Companies working in the aerospace sector
  • to support our members in the international aerospace market.